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practicum

[prak-ti-kuh m] /ˈpræk tɪ kəm/
noun
1.
(in a college or university) the part of a course consisting of practical work in a particular field.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; < Latin, neuter of prācticus practic
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practicum

n.

1904, from Late Latin practicum, neuter of practicus (see practical). Cf. German praktikum.

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